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Scott S Balber

Scott S Balber

scott.balber@hsf.com

Scott Balber is the managing partner of Herbert Smith Freehills’ New York office and is the US head of investigations and financial services litigation for the firm. As a litigator and trial lawyer with 25 years of experience, Scott’s practice focuses on internal investigations, securities and financial services litigation, and white-collar criminal defence.

He has extensive experience representing companies and financial institutions and their employees in connection with investigations by US federal and state criminal and regulatory bodies, as well as in connection with civil litigation in trial courts and appellate courts around the country. He has handled dozens of investigations, involving issues of insider trading, financial fraud, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and of the federal securities laws, money laundering, tax evasion, import-export violations and anticompetitive conduct.